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Dry Eyes vs. Red Eyes: How To Know and What To Do About It

  Red eye and dry eye syndrome are quite easily confused. Both conditions include itchy, red and dry-feeling eyes. A person who has dry eye syndrome will often think that their red, dry, itchy eyes are nothing more than something minor, like allergies, and live a long time with the...

Preventing Dry Eyes During Air Travel

Dry Eye Traveling to and From Arlington Heights It is not uncommon to experience exceedingly dry eyes after long periods of travel in the air. The temperature- and pressure-controlled cabin of an airplane creates a very dry environment that can easily take its toll on your eyes. Fortunately, our eye...

Contact Lenses for Dry Eyes

Dry Eye Treatment in Long Grove, IL Contact lenses are typically a very comfortable way to see with crisp vision. In fact, most people forget that they are wearing them. However, if you suffer from dry eye – contact lenses can lead to a slew of uncomfortable or painful symptoms....

Are Dry Eye Symptoms Interfering With Your Work?

Sara tried over-the-counter drops for her dry eye. With the help of her optometrist, she discovered there are many better options for managing her chronic condition.

Blephex – Prevention of Dry Eye Disease?

Blepharitis is an infection on the base of the eyelashes caused by a buildup of microbes. This increases with age since you make less natural antibodies in your tears as you get older. This buildup produces a film that traps debris and admits bacteria along the edge of the eyelid...